Coupling meiotic chromosome axis integrity to recombination.

@article{Storlazzi2008CouplingMC,
  title={Coupling meiotic chromosome axis integrity to recombination.},
  author={Aurora Storlazzi and Sophie Tess{\'e} and Gwenael Ruprich-Robert and Silvana Gargano and Stefanie P{\"o}ggeler and Nancy Kleckner and D. Zickler},
  journal={Genes & development},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={796-809}
}
During meiosis, DNA events of recombination occur in direct physical association with underlying chromosome axes. Meiotic cohesin Rec8 and cohesin-associated Spo76/Pds5 are prominent axis components. Two observations indicate that recombination complexes can direct the local destabilization of underlying chromosome axes. First, in the absence of Rec8, Spo76/Pds5 is lost locally at sites of late-persisting Msh4 foci, with a concomitant tendency for loosening of intersister and interhomolog… CONTINUE READING

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